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A modest home on Cincinnati’s West Side will soon provide a safe haven for expectant mothers in need, along with a variety of services to help them recognize the blessings their children are and that they are not alone on their journeys. Mater Filius (Latin for “Mother and Son”) was

By Eileen Connelly, OSU Ask anyone with ties to St. Gertrude School in Madeira why it’s so special, and the response is likely to be the faith-filled presence of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia and the friars, who foster a tradition of preaching truth, practicing virtue and loving one

The Catholic Shop has been a part of downtown Madeira for 20 years. The store, which is owned and operated by Dan and Jenn Giroux(cq) offers a wide variety of religious articles, including books, music and gifts to the Catholic community. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Most visitors to The Catholic Shop in Madeira come with a defined purpose. There are the fallen away Catholics who want to explore how to return to the Church; the non-Catholics searching for something more in their lives and looking to learn about Catholicism; and those with a serious illness

On Thursday, December 21, 2019, a full church watched the wonderful tradition of the yearly Christmas Pageant. Many in the church participated when they were at St. Gertrude’s: a tradition that connects the past with today, as we look to the future.  

At Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary on June 26th, teens from St. Gertrude, Guardian Angels, and Immaculate Heart of Mary Parishes began a five-day retreat. After an afternoon of many outdoor activities, they returned to the parish center for the afternoon talk on The Blessed Mother. Each part of the day

By Gail Finke Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr told youth groups from three area parishes that God had a plan for their lives at Mass Monday in the chapel of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West. Gathered at the Mt. Washington seminary and school to begin a five-day retreat, the

Father Daughter time on the Elephant Ride. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
The weekend of June 9th – 11th saw 10 Festivals in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The CT Crew hit 6 of them. Our first stop was St. Gertrude Madeira.

The journey that brought Bob Wurzelbacher from his Cincinnati parish home to director of the Archdiocesan Office for Respect Life ministries did not prepare him for his first challenge in the office. “I had not yet officially started in my position, but messages were being left on the phone in

Thursday, July 9, 2009 By Carmen M. Hubbard ARCHDIOCESE — They’re 20- and 30-somethings who are “on fire” for Jesus. Whether young adults are busy earning their college degree, finding a full-time job, getting married or living single, their stages in life vary as much as ways to accommodate their